Tag: Middle East

The Mask Drops: Russia Reveals Itself As Israel’s Enemy

This and other reports from the region does not bode well for Middle East peace. We need to be very careful not to get dragged further into a quagmire. On the other hand, we need to be very careful that the Russians, and their Iranian and Syrian puppet states don’t create more havoc. We need …

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ISIS Second Resurgence, from the Institute for the Study of War

This is not good. ISIS’s Second Resurgence By Brandon Wallace and Jennifer Cafarella Key Takeaway: The Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) is reconstituting a capable insurgent force in Iraq and Syria despite efforts to prevent its recovery by the U.S. Anti-ISIS Coalition. The U.S. Department of Defense stated in August 2018 that …

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Vicar of Baghdad: Four Iraqi Christian Kids Beheaded After Refusing to Convert to Islam, Telling ISIS Militants ‘No, We Love Jesus’ #ISIS

The “religion” of peace strikes again.  Once Iran takes over Iraq will things get any better?  I think not. Other than preventing genocide, how will our intervention be in the US interest?  Hard to say. Best to keep an anti-terrorism force in Iraq to destroy whatever targets are appropriate, be they Shia, Sunni, or other. …

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Mattis leaves #Israel with unanswered questions

DEBKAFile is usually pretty well connected, especially when it comes to Israeli defense issues.  However, I wonder what Mattis might have discussed in confidence. DEBKA asks the right questions.  I hope most were answered satisfactorily.   From DEBKAFile. Mattis leaves Israel with unanswered questions DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 22, 2017, 8:25 AM (IDT) Tags: Gen. James …

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Russia in #Syria: All Pain and No Gain….from MEMRI

From MEMRI….always a reliable source. An article by the leader of the liberal Russian party Yabloko, Grigory Yavlinsky, titled “Russia’s Deadlock in Syria” was posted on his party’s website on April 13, 2017. In his article, written in the aftermath of the chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhun and the American retaliatory strike on the Shayrat …

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#ISIS Opens Its Next Front in Sinai and Gulf of Aqaba

Now it is time for Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt to get into the mix.  This place is so isolated that carpet bombing and MOABs would be a good choice.  Let their ground troops do the mop up. George From DEBKA weekly7\ In expectation of an imminent US-led offensive to take Raqqa, the Islamic State …

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ISIS U-Turns West to Lebanon as Next Target #ISIS #Israel #Lebanon

This can’t be good for peace in the Middle East.  I was somewhat OK as long as the jihadists and other muslims were fighting themselves.  But if Israel gets mixed up in this it may unify the muslim world to engage in a crusade against the Jewish state.  We must get the ISIS leadership before …

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America’s Way Ahead in Syria #ISIS from Institute for Study of War

This solution smacks a bit of nation building, but it may be the only way out of this quagmire.  I still contend that Syria is not a real country.  Rather it is a bunch of tribal fiefdoms that was once held together by a strong man.  It needs to revert to a tribal state but …

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What The Media Is Not Telling You About #Kahn, Muslim Who Attacked Donald Trump: He Is A Muslim Brotherhood Agent Who Wants To Advance Sharia Law And Bring Muslims Into The United States | Walid Shoebat

What The Media Is Not Telling You About The Muslim Who Attacked Donald Trump: He Is A Muslim Brotherhood Agent Who Wants To Advance Sharia Law And Bring Muslims Into The United States By Theodore Shoebat and Walid Shoebat The Muslim who attacked Donald Trump, Khizr Muazzam Khan, is a Muslim Brotherhood agent, working to …

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MEMRI Monitors All Arabic and Urdu Press…No Mention of Climate Change or #Trump Last Week

Another note to Obama, Hillary, and the left.  MEMRI monitors Arabic sources, both print and TV.  Do you see any references to Trump, Guantanamo, or Climate Change?   The MEMRI Weekly: December 11-18, 2015 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR END OF THE YEAR CAMPAIGN The following are links to reports from MEMRI’s Special Dispatch Series and Inquiry and …

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